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CLOSING DATE 12 NOON THURSDAY 22ND AUGUST 2024, Prominent Development Opportunity, Abbotsford House Site, David's Loan, Falkirk, FK2 7YZ

3.69 acres / Land / Mixed Use

For Sale

Available - Last updated: 16 July 2024


Abbotsford House site is the former Council offices site. All office buildings are in the process of being demolished and the demolition contractor is due to complete all works by the end April 2024 and the site will be sold as a clear site, apart from a small number of lock up garages to the rear of the site, which will be required to be removed or demolished by the purchaser.

The development site lies one mile north of the town centre and comprises of an area of 1.5 Hectares. (3.69 acres). This site would be suitable for either residential or industrial development. Please refer to the Planning Statement for guidance.


Falkirk is a thriving town in the Central Belt of Scotland. Falkirk lies within the Forth Valley and is approximately 23.5 miles northwest of Edinburgh and 20.5 miles northeast of Glasgow. The town has an estimated population of 35,600, which has grown by 2.2% over the last ten years because of several new developments and urban regeneration projects.

The town has excellent transport links with two train stations providing links to Stirling, Glasgow, and Edinburgh. The road network offers good links to the M9 & M8, part of central Scotland’s motorway network.

The town is within the Falkirk Council administrative catchment and borders several other local authorities including Stirling Council, West Lothian Council and North Lanarkshire Council.

Falkirk and its surrounds have several world class tourist attractions. Notable attractions include the Kelpies, the world’s largest equine sculptures and the iconic feat of engineering, the Falkirk Wheel.

Other attractions include Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway Museum along with two distilleries, Rosebank distillery and Falkirk distillery. These diverse and exciting attractions bring tourist footfall to the area and provide good amenity for residents.


Size - 1.5 hectares (3.69 acres)


SERVICES - The site has services for electricity, gas, water, and sewage, which have been disconnected as part of the demolition programme.

RATING - The site will be reassessed on the completion of any proposed development.

SURVEYS AND GROUND CONDITIONS REPORT - Technical information pack will be available on request on completion of the demolition programme.

PLANNING STATEMENT - A separate planning statement will be available to interested parties on request.


Offers should be submitted to: - 

Team 4
Customer & Business Support
Falkirk Council
Suite 1B
Falkirk Stadium

Formal offers to purchase the heritable interest must be in Scottish Legal Form.

An ADDRESS LABEL must be affixed to the offer envelope (if no address label is enclosed, please contact us and we will supply one). A closing date is still to be determined, interested parties will be advised when this has been set.

Offers must be submitted by the closing date. For the Council to fully assess and evaluate offers, bids must include:

(A) Gross price
(B) Proposed timescale for acquisition/ development.
(C) Conditions of purchase
(D) Confirmation of funding
(E) Proposed layout drawing and schematics, providing full details of intended use.
(F) Schedule of abnormal costs (if necessary)
(G) Schedule of Section 75 contributions (if necessary)
(H) Net price
(I) Guaranteed minimum price, if different from net price.

Falkirk Council does not accept offers by email and will not accept late offers under any circumstances.

FEES - The purchaser is required to pay Falkirk Council’s reasonable legal costs in relation to this transaction, together with £200 + VAT to produce a title plan deed for registration purposes, together with any LBTT and land registration fees due where applicable.

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION - Prospective purchasers should note that under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, the Council may in certain circumstances require to provide copies of offers received to any enquirer.

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